Comments on Funding:
Funding will cover up to 80% of a candidates wages.
Additional funding is available for underrepresented groups.
Applicants/host organizations must:
Natural Resources sectors that qualify for funding include:
Interns must (fewer criteria identified):
Find a Candidate for the approved position and have them apply (Employer hosts and approved Candidate become linked and contracts are issued.),
ECO Canada customer support team will finalize the match with the new hire.
Other Things to Note:
- The Science Horizons Internship, Youth in Natural Resources and Environmental Employability Pathways are open for applications. Candidates wishing to apply for Digital Skills for Youth may be waitlisted at this time.
- ECO Canada, in partnership with Natural Resources Canada, provides wage funding for employers looking to onboard young professionals for full-time work placements and job training.
- Those who apply to be an employer in Generation Power (a program of the Indigenous Clean Energy Social Enterprise (ICE)), must apply for the wage subsidy through ECO Canada.